“Growing” – celebrating The National Centre for Craft & Design’s 10th birthday

This exhibition was on show in the main gallery of The National Centre for Craftt &Design at Sleaford from 20 July – 29 September 2013, to mark NCCD’s 10th anniversary. Co-curated by my colleague Laura Mabbutt, then NCCD’s exhibitions manager,  and me, and showing work by over 35 artists and designers nominated as future stars, … More “Growing” – celebrating The National Centre for Craft & Design’s 10th birthday

Beauty is the First Test – film by Electric Egg

Part of this project involved a new film commission made by Lincoln-based Electric Egg. They took as their starting point my sentence: “In craft we seek to explore the relationship of the process to materials, of hand to form, of eye to object.” The film, conceived of and created by Neil Baker and Steve Hatton, … More Beauty is the First Test – film by Electric Egg

Beauty is the First Test – Touring Exhibition 2012-2014

This exhibition explores how knowledge of either contemporary craft practice or mathematics may increase appreciation of both. The title is from a 1940 essay by accomplished mathematician G H Hardy who declared: ‘The mathematician’s patterns, like the painter’s or the poet’s, must be beautiful, the ideas, like the colours or the words, must fit together … More Beauty is the First Test – Touring Exhibition 2012-2014

Holland Paper Biennial at The Knitting & Stitching Show 2010

I was invited by Creative Events to create an exhibition based on a curated selection of artists from the Holland Paper Biennial 2010, to be shown at The Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace. This project originated at Museum Rijswijk in a suburb of The Hague, in the Netherlands. Selection and installation were hard … More Holland Paper Biennial at The Knitting & Stitching Show 2010